Mental Health Work In The Community: Theory And Practice In Social Work And Community Psychiatric Nursing, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Mental Health Work In The Community

Theory And Practice In Social Work And Community Psychiatric Nursing, 1st Edition

By Michael Sheppard

Routledge

212 pages

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Description

A presentation of a comparative analysis of the work of mental health social workers and community psychiatric nurses, an issue of importance because of "community care" and also important as much of their work territory overlaps. The findings are more favourable to social workers.

Table of Contents

1. Theoretical foundations

2. Agency work

3. Brief intervention

4. Extended intervention

5. Practice foundations - interpersonal relations

6. Clients' and workers' views of intervention

7. Client perceptions - brief intervention

8. Client perceptions - extended intervention

9. Conclusions

10. Methodology

11. Research questionnaire

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC025000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Work